In Mainstreet Hopkins, a mission to stay distinctive, practical and independent

In Mainstreet Hopkins, a mission to stay distinctive, practical and independent

With Southwest light rail and apartments on the way, businesses move in.
West Metro
5:26am

After uproar from veterans, Orono keeps docks at Big Island

Veterans still want to see a long-term solution to accessibility to the island.
South Metro
1:07am

Leaning on their own outdoors lives, and connecting with young people

These Minnesota outdoors leaders are trying to open the door to the natural world for people of all backgrounds.
Music
February 27

Mystic Lake revives its amphitheater with Santana

After a couple low-key years, Mystic Lake Amphitheater is returning this summer with an ambitious agenda, starting with Santana on July 13. Mystic Lake Casino…
West Metro
February 25
Some of the signs that supporters, including at group from the U's Lutheran Campus Ministry, put up on a wall in the lobby of Minnesota Hillel on Thursday night.

Twin Cities Jewish community shaken by rising anti-Semitism

Minnesota is in the midst of a startling rise in anti-Semitic incidents, a chilling surge that started even before the two bomb threats phoned in to the Jewish community centers in St. Paul and St. Louis Park.
West Metro
February 25

Birkie hopes melted? Check out Sunday's 'Hamsterbeiner' in Maple Grove

An Osseo sports shop is holding the event at Elm Creek Park Reserve.
West Metro
February 25

HCMC, Nice Ride partner on new program to help people with mental illness by providing free bikes

The innovative effort starts its second year on April 1.
West Metro
February 25

New Hennepin County pilot program uses small businesses to renovate tax-forfeited homes

The program, estimated to cost $1.2 million, aims to give small businesses experience on larger projects, and put women- and minority-owned companies to work.
West Metro
February 25

Judith McGrann & Friends gets a new owner

No immediate changes are planned, although plus sizes could be added in future.
West Metro
February 25

West metro police blotter, Feb. 26

CHANHASSEN FEB. 3 Drugs. A 17-year-old Shorewood boy was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia on Powers Boulevard and Saddlebrook Trail. FEB. 4…
West Metro
February 25

West metro briefs: Richfield secures federal funds for MOA tunnel project

Richfield has secured $7 million in federal funding to build a $22.5 million tunnel linking the city to the Mall of America and Minneapolis-St. Paul…
West Metro
February 24

Drug court gives participants a chance for renewal

26 finish what is considered a demanding Hennepin program that began in 1997.
West Metro
February 24

Twin Cities Muslims place large ad to support Jews affected by bomb threats

"Our prayers are with you and you have the support of our community."
West Metro
February 23
About 600 people frustrated with U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen packed into Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Plymouth on Thursday while a few hundred more waited outside.

Plymouth meeting without U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen draws hundreds

The event was organized by constituents seeking to talk with the congressman over their concerns about his votes and President Trump.
South Metro
February 23

Woman charged with ID theft, fraud across Twin Cities

Police say the woman was videotaped trying to use pilfered credit and debit cards.
West Metro
February 23

Charles 'Charlie' Hughes, the artist behind classic fonts and logos, dies at 86

You may not realize it, but it’s likely that you’re in the presence of Charlie Hughes’ work every day. Perhaps it’s at the supermarket when…
West Metro
February 22

Minn. man gets 2 years in prison for lying about terror group contacts

Mahdi Hussein Furreh traveled to Kenya, later pleaded guilty and cooperated with the government.
West Metro
February 22

Train hits teen walking on tracks in Waverly

A Litchfield teen was hospitalized in critical condition after being hit by a train Monday night, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Tre Ertl,…
West Metro
February 21

Minnesota veterans want Orono to keep the Big Island docks

Veterans, disability advocates asking city leaders to reverse decision.
West Metro
February 21

Bomb threat briefly shuts down Crystal library

Classes at Herzing University in Crystal were disrupted Monday night after someone phoned in a bomb threat, police said.A student was in the library when…
West Metro
February 21

Whoo are you? Eden Prairie's adopted owl closer to getting a name

Three names are in the running for an owl that was adopted by the Eden Prairie Outdoor Center after it was found injured in Chicago.